Captain Henry G. Montgomery

Robert Henri, American, 1865 - 1929



Oil on canvas

Overall: 32 × 26 3/16 in. (81.3 × 66.5 cm)

Frame: 40 × 34 in. (101.6 × 86.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Alice and M. R. Schweitzer



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: Robert Henri; signed and inscribed on reverse: Robert Henri/PORTRAIT of/ CAPT. H. G. MONTGOMERY; dated on reverse: L90 (code used by artist = April - May 2, 1921). Label on reverse: LOT NO. 505. Label on reverse: M. R. SCHWEITZER GALLERY / 958 MADISON AVE / NEW YORK 21, NY/ CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, PITTSBURGH, PA, U.S.A./ Portrait of /Colonel Henry G. Montgomery DS. Label on frame: THE MINNEAPOLIS / INSTITUTE OF ARTS / L16.229.

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1923.

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1933-35.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, date unknown.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th & 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 82, no. 58.


Collection of Captain and Mrs. Henry Granville Montgomery (1880-1945), about 1921-1942; possibly sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., December 1942; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York; sold to [Marthe] Alice (1915-2004) and M. R. [Meyer (Mac) R.] Schweitzer (1911-2006), New York, May 2, 1959; given to present collection, 1962.

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